BHX celebrates new easyJet base

easyJet opened a new base in Birmingham on Monday 18 March, introducing six new routes during its first week of operations. 18 March: Antalya (2-weekly) 19 March: Alicante (2-weekly) 19 March: Barcelona (3-weekly) 19 March: Tenerife (2-weekly) 20 March: Larnaca (2-weekly) 21 March: Enfidha (2-weekly) The airline faces at least one competitor on all its new network additions, with […]

March 26, 2024 | Latest Route News +

BHX

Birmingham Airport has successfully navigated recent industry challenges posed by the pandemic by fostering relations with key airline partners resulting in new routes, added frequencies and extra capacity, with more of the same planned for 2024, which promises to be a record year. The 2023 summer season was full of highlights for Birmingham Airport, among […]

November 17, 2023 | Air Service Event News

Birmingham

It was recently announced that easyJet would finally make Birmingham a base, with three aircraft to be stationed at the UK airport from the start of next summer (S24). The LCC was already planning to operate 11 routes from the airport this summer, including domestic routes to Belfast BFS, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Compared with last […]

Birmingham Airport

This summer’s triumphant Commonwealth Games in Birmingham showcased England’s second city across the globe – and offered yet another sign that ‘Brum’ is on the rise. While the games beamed Birmingham into the lives of millions, the city’s new high-speed rail link is set to shuttle millions more between London and the second city, turbo-charging […]

October 14, 2022 | Air Service Event News

Air Service One, easyJet Recovery

As revealed in last week’s lead story, both easyJet and Ryanair are currently seeing significantly lower capacity recovery figures for November 2022 than for August 2022 (when compared with the same months in 2019). However, while Ryanair’s November capacity is still 13% higher than in 2019, analysis of Cirium schedule data shows that easyJet is […]

September 23, 2022 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

ATH return ribbon cut

UK leisure airline Jet2.com recently launched its first regular services to Athens, when it began 2-weekly service (Thursdays and Sundays) from both Birmingham and Manchester. The airport serving the Greek capital became the airline’s 15th destination in Greece. Jet2.com faces no competition on the route from Birmingham. However, both easyJet (up to 5-weekly) and Aegean […]